Posted in March 2015

Wednesday is National Walking Day

Wednesday is National Walking Day


                  Green Mountain United Way, as part of its Health initiative, encourages people to get out and walk for their health this Wednesday! Get Up and Move! These days, we’re spending more time at work and sitting in front of a screen than ever before. We’re becoming … Continue reading

It’s Almost Mud Season!

It’s Almost Mud Season!


In late March and early April, the GMC Visitor Center phone starts to ring; eager hikers are calling to ask about trail conditions in Vermont. And that means hiking season is in sight! But before we lace up our boots, we need to consider the condition of the trails which become vulnerable to erosion and … Continue reading

Green Thumbs at Work Garden Grant Winners Announced

Green Thumbs at Work Garden Grant Winners Announced


Vermont Department of Health Communication Office 802-863-7281   RUTLAND – Employees at Carris Reels-Plastics Division in Rutland are already pining for that first bite of fresh tomato from their soon-to-be planted garden this summer. The company received a Green Thumbs Community Garden grant from the Vermont Department of Health. “We thought a garden would be a … Continue reading

MSF News Alert: Teleconference Tonight

MSF News Alert: Teleconference Tonight


NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS  Services Available  to You at No Cost Did you know that all of the MSF’s programs and services are provided free of charge? There are no costs nor membership requirements to qualify for assistance. Call 888-673-6287 to learn more about the services available to you. You are receiving this message because you … Continue reading

Looking for Work-Life Balance? Volunteer.

Looking for Work-Life Balance? Volunteer.


Feeling stressed, unhappy and like you have too much on your plate? Does the thought of volunteering seem impossible, given you don’t have a minute to spare? Consider this: working people who volunteer are happier with their work-life balance than those who don’t volunteer.  Photo credit: Bucks.com (The Milwaukee Bucks) This was the central finding … Continue reading

Greetings From Our New Interim Executive Director!

Greetings From Our New Interim Executive Director!


Green Mountain United Way: Newsletter COMMUNITY CONNECTION Green Mountain United Way Serving Caledonia, Essex, Orange, Orleans & Washington Counties of Vermont April 2015 Greetings from our new Interim Executive Director! We’ve Moved!! March 29th – GMUW Bowling in St. Johnsbury Another Successful Kaleidoscope Fun at Touring the Trails 23rd Annual NALC Food Drive When You Shop … Continue reading

Do You Need to Raise More Money? Learn How on 3/27

Do You Need to Raise More Money? Learn How on 3/27


Are You Ready to Create a Sustainable & Successful Organization? Seats Still Available for” What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Creating a Sustainable, Successful Organization with Andy Robinson Friday, March 27 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Best Western | Waterbury VT Presenter: Andy Robinson More and more, your donors, funders, and peers … Continue reading

GMUW Social-Media Volunteer Needed

GMUW Social-Media Volunteer Needed


Social-Media Volunteer Needed Green Mountain United Way Description:Join the Green Mountain United Way Marketing Committee. Be part of the effort to advance the common good through social media. Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Traditional media a plus – yet not required. Location:Meetings are held monthly. You can attend by web, by phone, or in our Barre … Continue reading